In the Journals

Corticocancellous graft may offer advantages over iliac crest for large segmental bone defects

February 11, 2015
Nonvascularized structural corticocancellous bone grafting performed with bone from the olecranon showed some advantages over bone from the iliac…

The five most popular items of January

February 4, 2015
Orthopedics Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from January 2015 to keep you abreast of the…

Study launched to test stem cell-extracting device

February 3, 2015
A proof-of-concept clinical trial was launched by surgeons at UC Davis to test the safety and efficacy of a device that can concentrate and extract…

Bone Therapeutics to expand into cell-matrix offerings

February 1, 2015
Bone Therapeutics recently announced it will undertake efforts to expand its offerings to include osteoblastic cell-matrix products.

Case Report

Transplantation of a Tibial Osteochondral Allograft to Restore a Large Glenoid Osteochondral Defect

Orthopedics, February/March 2015, Volume 38 Issue 2
Osteochondral disease of the glenoid is a well-known cause of shoulder pain and disability in young and active patients. The etiology can be…

Integra LifeSciences acquires multiple product lines from Metasurg

January 31, 2015
Integra LifeSciences recently announced the acquisition of biologics and foot and ankle product offerings from Metasurg. The transactions, which…

Meeting News Coverage

Eight important items from OT Hawaii 2015

January 30, 2015
Orthopedics Today features eight stories and videos of importance to emerge from the Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015 meeting.

In the JournalsPerspective

Initial PRP application likely more effective in healing than subsequent applications

January 29, 2015
Subsequent applications of platelet-rich plasma have been shown to be less effective than the initial application on the proliferation of human…

Cerapedics receives CE mark and TGA listing for new bone graft

January 28, 2015
Cerapedics recently announced it has received CE mark in Europe and Therapeutic Goods Administration listing in Australia for its new i-FACTOR Flex…

In the Journals

Study data show PRP has positive effect on tenocyte proliferation recovery

January 26, 2015
Platelet-rich plasma had a positive effect on tenocyte proliferation and recovery on initial application, according to study results. However, the…

Meeting News Coverage

Biologics as the next step in future of rotator cuff surgery

January 20, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — For the repair of rotator cuff tears, healing matters; however, the use of biologics and patches has unanswered questions…

In the Journals

Allogenic growth factor, rhBMP-2 can improve fusion for posterolateral spinal fusion

January 15, 2015
Fusion rates improved when allogenic growth factor or bone morphogenetic protein-2 were used with or without bone marrow aspirate for posterolateral…

Amedica spinal interbody spacers match PEEK spacer fusion

January 14, 2015
Amedica Corporation has released the results of its CASCADE study, which compared spinal fusion surgery outcomes between the company’s spinal…

Ten important orthopedics stories from 2014

January 13, 2015
Orthopedics Today has highlighted ten important stories from 2014 to keep your practice up-to-date on a multitude of topics in orthopedic…

In the Journals

Study shows PRP has no effect on patients undergoing TKA

January 12, 2015
Use of platelet-rich plasma had no evident effect on patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty, according to study results. Researchers randomly…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

Ten important orthopedics videos from 2014

January 8, 2015
Orthopedics Today has highlighted ten important videos from 2014 to keep your practice up-to-date on a multitude of topics in orthopedic medicine.

In the Journals

Poly-L-lactic acid bioabsorbable patch successful in repair of rotator cuff tears

January 6, 2015
Patients with large-to-massive rotator cuff tears experienced successful repair after surgery when a poly-L-lactic acid bioabsorbable patch was used…

The five most popular items of December

January 5, 2015
Orthopedics Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from December 2014 to keep you abreast of the…

In the Journals

Use of PRP did not result in better clinical outcomes in rotator cuff repair

January 5, 2015
Patients who underwent rotator cuff repair using platelet-rich plasma prepared by apheresis and applied in the liquid state with thrombin did not…

Case Report

Thumb Proximal Phalanx Reconstruction With Nonvascularized Corticocancellous Olecranon Bone Graft

Orthopedics, January/February 2015, Volume 38 Issue 1
Large segmental bone defects of the phalanges reportedly have been treated with free vascularized grafts from the hand, foot, or knee, or with…